Energy Drink Dangers

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A randomized controlled trial published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that energy drinks can cause abnormal heart electrical activity and increase blood pressure. Forty healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 and 40 were given two unmarked 16-ounce bottles of different commercially available caffeinated energy drinks or a placebo drink on three separate days and were instructed to consume them within a 60-minute period.
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